MedStar NCAPS Diversity and Inclusion in MIGS Award

About the Award

Located in beautiful, vibrant Washington, D.C., internationally recognized faculty of the National Center for Advanced Pelvic Surgery (NCAPS) at MedStar Health train physicians with a comprehensive blend of clinical, surgical, and academic excellence in minimally invasive gynecology. Our team of fellowship-trained minimally invasive gynecologists, urogynecologists, urologists, and nurse practitioners at NCAPS are the most experienced in the Washington/Baltimore region. We focus on the latest minimally invasive vaginal, laparoscopic, and robot-assisted surgeries to improve the patient experience, reduce pain, and allow for a faster recovery.

This Foundation Award recognizes the top scoring manuscript of research on diversity and inclusion in MIGS and is supported through a generous donation received by MedStar NCAPS.

How to Nominate

To apply for the MedStar NCAPS Diversity and Inclusion in MIGS Award, please complete an application through the link below. Applications will close on August 30, 2022.

Award Eligibility

The winner of this award will be selected through the top scoring manuscripts related specifically to research on diversity and inclusion in MIGS and must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be a member in good standing with the AAGL
  • Must be the first author of the manuscript.
  • This award is open to physicians at every level.
  • The first author/award winner can only win one Foundation Award.
  • The award winner must attend the AAGL 51st Global Congress, December 1-4, 2022, in Aurora, Colorado.
  • Manuscripts derived from AAGL supported research or funding are not eligible.
  • Manuscripts that have already been published are not eligible for an award.
  • The award winner will submit their winning manuscript for publication.

Required Documents for Nominations

All applications must include the following documents:

  • Completed award application.
  • Completed manuscript that meets award eligibility
  • Curriculum vitae (CV)

Award Notification

The Foundation of the AAGL Board will notify the award recipient and all applicants.

Award Winnings

The winner of this prestigious award will receive:

  • Registration for the 2022 AAGL Global Congress in Aurora, Colorado.
  • Travel stipend to attend AAGL Global Congress in Aurora, Colorado.
  • Recognition on the Foundation website.
  • Recognition in Foundation promotional materials.
  • Recognition in the Global Congress Final Program.
  • Recognition on stage and presentation of a commemorative plaque at the AAGL’s Global Congress in Aurora, Colorado.

Contact Us

If you have questions, contact foundation@aagl.org. 

Recipients

2022: TBD